Joe Young
Program Coordinator
Email: or
Phone: (619) 660-4789 or (619) 609-9001

Joe Young (Program Coordinator)

Water and Wastewater Technology: Instructor


Instructor for:

WWTR 101


WWTR 102


WWTR 104


WWTR 130


WWTR 265



Water/Wastewater Technology Program, Program Coordinator, Cuyamaca College


System Operations Manager


Helix Water District



Contact Information:

Work Phone: 619-660-4789

Cell Phone: 619-609-9001

Email: or


As a certified Distribution Operator with the State of California, a Registered Professional Engineer, and a retired water industry professional with 35 years of experience, Joe understands the challenges of linking field experience to academic theory in order to successfully pass certification examinations. With this background, Joe is able to blend theoretical concepts and practical examples into each lecture.


Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from San Diego State University. Joe has been a registered Professional Civil Engineer in California since 1980. He is a certified Grade D5 Water Distribution Operator in the State of California.


Joe began working at Helix Water District in 1977, working in the Engineering Department 17 years before moving over to System Operations for his final 18 years at the District. Joe retired in 2012 to accept the position of Program Coordinator for the Water and Wastewater Technology Program at Cuyamaca College.


Joe has been teaching water technology classes at Mesa College and Cuyamaca College since 1997.


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